Lost and Found Poetry with Doug Otto

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Sea Isle City Library
Conference Room

Event Details

All participants to bring writing implement(s) and a binder or notebook to this five week workshop.

Want to play with words, read favorite poets aloud, and write using unusual poetry patterns? Then come join our poetry circle. Find your poetic voice and free your writer’s spirit in this fun-filled five-week workshop.

Celebrate your creative energy and self-expression with word tickets, word pools, and reclaimed words. Learn to use playful language in a safe, literary environment, and how to add images, sound, and metaphor to your poems.

Develop your poetic awareness through prompts, music, art work, and close observation. Discover how poems “just arrive”, and how anyone can find them.

Doug Otto is a freelance writer whose work has appeared in the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Palm Beach Past, and The press of Atlantic City. His column, My Turn, was read regularly in the Courier-Post, with his feature articles published in South Jersey Magazine.

Doug is affiliated with the Jersey Cape Writers, the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival, and The Kelly Writers House at the University of Pennsylvania.

His poetry has won honors at the Collingswood Book Festival, The Delaware Bay Days Poetry Festival, and The Joyce Indik New Jersey Wordsmith Competition. His play, “The Calling” was workshopped by Cape May’s East Lynne Theatre Company.

Event Type(s): Education
Age Group(s): Adult

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